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The movers and shakers of the architectural world in South Africa gathered at Shine Studios in Braamfontein on 2nd September to witness the presentation of the 2015/2016 Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit for Excellence in Architecture to the cream of the profession. The seven best designs and a book earned…

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  Clay Brick has played an active role within the culture of architecture throughout the ages. When playing famous modernist architect, Louis I Kahn, actor Woody Harrelson said, “A common brick wants to be something more than it is,” In the early 1970s Kahn posed a question regarding bricks, that…

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One of the hardest decisions to make when renovating or building a home is to decide on the most suitable type of flooring. An important part of making this decision is knowing about the pros and cons of different flooring options. Many people opt for concrete as a flooring option…

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The elements of Life – Earth, Wind, Fire, Water and Spirit - reflect our deepest character and influence our preferences – from colours on our personal palette, to our favourite pastime, the type of holidays we enjoy, even our emotions.  Sometimes we are one, sometimes another, often we are of…

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AFFORDABLE STYLE – Renovating (especially kitchens or bathrooms) can add value to your home but can be a major expense! Changing the floors will have a major impact without breaking the bank and Belgotex Vinyl has a wide range suited to every budget INSTANT UPDATE – Upgrading your floors with…

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Design Indaba curates best of African design for Netherlands exhibition The new Cube Museum in the Netherlands opens its doors to the public with a collaborative exhibition curated by six of the world’s top design authorities. The new Cube Museum in Kerkrade, Netherlands, opens its doors this month to the public…

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A new 3D Visualiser to be launched by Corobrik on the 1st July will enable architects and specifiers to generate an accurate visual impression on their own computers of how a particular face brick would look on one of the existing designs. All they need to do is select a…

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A mixture of Corobrik’s facebrick and paver range has been used in the construction of the vibrant Century City Square, a R1 billion project of mixed-use development that forms the heart of the Bridgeway Precinct in Cape Town. Developed by Rabie Property Group, Century City Square is the flagship project…

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moladi - Designed to Create Jobs for the unemployed - Food for the hungry - Shelter for the homeless  moladi is primarily a manufacturer of a lightweight modular re-useable machine made formwork system. Designed to allow structures to be cast stronger faster for less. The principal focus is on the…

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